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About thepoetsglass

Professor, poet, philosophical dilettante, plus some other impressively heady alliterations. Instructional designer and copywriter. Cognitive neuroscientist by night. Self-diagnosed coffee addict, sometime dancer, brooding bibliophile, and an always salty sailor.

Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half One of my favorite things, even without any brown paper packages tied up with strings.

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Heidegger on Dwelling as Being

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A Note Regarding Ethics

A Note Regarding Ethics.

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Reading Heidegger and Shakespeare Toward a Poetic God

Reading Heidegger and Shakespeare Toward a Poetic God.

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Duality – opening tonight!

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The Present Benefits of Living in the Past

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Through the Crack in Consciousness: Nietzschean Metaphorizing

Or, on the Philia of Human Being  Nietzsche creates metaphors with words and phrases the way the eyes create neural metaphors out of photons, and the way the brain creates cognitive metaphors out of neurochemical impulses received from optic nerves—phenomenological … Continue reading

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Being Human: On the Metaphorizing Instinct

“What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and; anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people to be … Continue reading

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A Letter to Students at Semester’s End

Fare thee well, fellow travellers! It has been a pleasure getting to know all of you through your writing and in-class dialogue.  We have traveled far and wide across many intellectual landscapes.  Thank you for your hard work. Together we … Continue reading

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A little glass ditty

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